Reprinted from The British Journal of Psychology (1946), 36, 159-174: Personality structure and measurement II: the determination and utility of trait modality.


Psychologists, following common-sense usages, have found some convenience in distinguishing three classes or ‘modalities’ of traits: (1) Dynamic traits, for example dispositions, sentiments, neurotic symptoms, ergs (Cattell, 1940); (2) Temperament traits, for example general emotionality, surgency, perseveration, hyperthyroidism, personal tempo; and (3… (More)
DOI: 10.1348/000712608X344807


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